Committee Report on Budget Vote 32
20 May 2020
Mr N Capa (ANC) said the Minister answered a question Mr Paulsen asked in a previous meeting, saying, in the Act there is no concept such as subsistence fishers. This is a problem which must be resolved.
Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement; DALRRD Budget: Committee Report; Implementation of Covid-19 Agricultural Disaster Support Fund
19 May 2020
Mr N Capa (ANC) said he did not hear anything about how the Agreement related to existing regional economic communities (RECs), and what the role of the National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC) had been in the drafting process. He also wanted to ascertain whether there had been a divide between ...
Presidential Advisory Panel Report on Land Reform and Agriculture & Implementation of SPLUMA: briefing, with Deputy Minister
10 Mar 2020
Mr N Capa (ANC) commented that it appeared that there has been no response to recommendations that have not been supported, and it was not clearly stated how the recommendations would be incorporated into the APPs. He further remarked that land reform was lacking long-term planning. It was as if ...
DEFF, SANParks & Isimangaliso Wetland Park Authority 2019/20 Quarter 3 performance
3 Mar 2020
The Secretary, Ms T Madubela, gave apologies from Members; Ms S Mbatha (ANC), Ms N Gantsho (ANC), Mr J Lorimer (DA), Mr N Capa (ANC) and Ms H Winkler (DA).
DALRRD 2019/20 Quarter 2 performance; Implementation of Audit Improvement Plan: DRDLR; CRLR & OVG
26 Feb 2020
Mr N Capa (ANC) expressed concern over the performance of Programme 3 (Rural Development) and Programme 5 (Land Reform), and emphasised that the two programmes were essential to the existence of the Department. He also asked for clarification on the high financial injection for REID projects in Gauteng, which was ...
DALRRD 2019/20 Quarter 2 performance; Implementation of Audit Improvement Plan: DAFF; ITB & ARC
25 Feb 2020
Mr N Capa (ANC) said that the biological assets should be given thorough attention, and indicated that in Programme 6 targets had been exceeded in the previous quarter, but had not been achieved during quarter 2. He felt the increased vacancy rate of the Department was not acceptable.
DAFF 2019/20 Quarter 1 performance
19 Nov 2019
Mr N Capa (ANC) commented that under-expenditure was placing the Department in a bad light because it indicated the Department did not know how to spend its budget. He wanted to know how the problem of the ageing workforce was going to be permanently resolved.
Drought update and Provinces’ state of readiness for 2019/20 planting season: DALRRD briefing; Committee Report on KZN oversight
5 Nov 2019
Mr N Capa (ANC) remarked that even though there was not enough rain, nothing has been said about alternatives by the Department.
Progress report on Agri-Parks: Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development briefing
22 Oct 2019
Mr N Capa (ANC) remarked he was convinced the budget has been spent in all these activities because the Department secured the services of service providers. The rush was to benefit the service providers, but not the intended beneficiaries. He stated that the profiling of communities was a long process ...
Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report
16 Oct 2019
Mr N Capa (ANC) said a joint sitting would be able to deal with the issue that related to the confusion about the two departments.